Actress best known for her role in the long-running series Emmerdale. She also starred in the TV drama Where the Heart Is and appeared in the London West End musical The Far Pavilions.
Her early theatrical credits include lead roles in productions of Miss Saigon, Romeo and Juliet, and West Side Story.
She became known to American audiences as Anya Vicenze in the 2001-2002 TV series 24Seven.
She grew up in the United Kingdom and was born to an English father and Filipina mother.
She and Emma Atkins both appeared on the popular British soap opera Emmerdale.